Daily: 9am - 5pm; Closed on Christmas Day
Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.
Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.
Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer.
Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf.
Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision.
Disabled access available, contact operator for details
National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Non Smoking Establishment
Ranked #10 of 245 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
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“Wow what an experience”
One of my top 2 experiences in our week in Canberra. Do not miss it but make sure you take the tour with Jim who explains the unusual architecture and many other aspects of the exhibits. The...
“Great day exploring natural history of Australia”
Worth the parking and entry to soo this icon of Aussie history, alone.
The Museum can fill an entire day as it is huge.
The current exhibit, Songlines, is extraordinary.
Worth a visit on a wet day...
“Modern setting in a beautiful spot at the lake”
This place was once the site of the Canberra Hospital. The design of the museum has not been thought over very well. There is shop inside and the toilets are upstairs after 2 flights of staircases...
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